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Arts & Culture

East Bay Express, the Bay Area’s only independently owned large-circulation newspaper is a local alternative to mainstream media with both online and print publications. In addition to feature stories and news, EBX has a weekly culture column,...

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The City of Emeryville is asking you to “Put down your phone, pick up a poem!”. As part of the Poet Laureate program of Emeryville in partnership with the ETMA, are launching “Poems on the Emery Go-Round”....

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Well E’villians, we knew we couldn’t keep it a secret forever. Eventually they were going to find out the truth about us: That we’re more than just a big shopping mall for the East Bay. That...

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A selection of Emeryville-centric artists being profiled from around the web including Berkeley artist Tyler Hoare whom was one of the original contributors to Emeryville’s famous mudflat sculptures. Hoare’s recent Red Baron installment has helped keep...

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Emeryville photographer joSon draws on his time as a Buddhist monk in Vietnam to create intimate portraits of nature. By Sam Levin When joSon sees beautiful flowers in the backyards of his neighbors, he’ll knock...

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The fake documentary Exit Through the Gift Shop opened up the underground world of street art to the masses and made a star out of the mysterious Banksy. His works have become so valuable that...

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#EvilleArt: Instagram Community Photo Gallery

October 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve done Food & Pets, but we can’t forget about what made our city famous: Art (Amongst other things 😉 Public Art, Street Art, DIY Art … and the residents, small businesses and employees of our city...

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They’ve become such a ubiquitous part of Emeryville that I almost forget about them sometimes. Recently, while waiting at a stoplight, I observed a woman scramble for her camera-phone to capture one of them and it...

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In a 4-1 vote (Atkin voting nay) the council voted to move forward with the creation of a full-scale Mock-up version of the installation that would be tested for safety and durability. The piece would...

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I’ve been told that Emeryville boasts more artists per capita than any other city in the state. Surely this number has been reduced over the decades as the once vast open-studio space has been replaced...

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Like many artists, Monique Harris would love to make enough money to support herself full-time. For now though, Harris, who has limited use of her arms and legs and has used a wheelchair all her life,...

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The publishing of the NY Times article Once Upon a Landscape profiling Brooklyn artist and Berkeley native Carol Bove led me to this 1982 archive titled “Rubbish lives for a time as a sculpture” detailing the infamous Emeryville mudflat sculptures. A 25-foot wheelchair,...

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A new site promoting itself as “Everything Emeryville” has recently hit the interwebz. Co-sponsored by the City & the Emeryville Chamber of Commerce, it boasts an impressive list of business sponsors including Emeryville staples IKEA, Bay...

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Joining the strong roster of public art in Emeryville is a new sculpture entitled “All Together Now” (named after a similarly titled Beatles song). The piece was unveiled at the new Emery Station research building on...

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Emeryville, an industrial center that languished for years, changed its image in the 1990s by becoming an arts center. In the early 20th century, the city was also known for its gambling houses, speakeasies, racetracks...

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What is the heart of the city of Emeryville? Non-Residents might say Bay Street but I shudder to think that a mall could satisfy this important role. The sad truth is that I can’t think...

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